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Raj Thackeray Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 7, 2020

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Short Biography

Raj Thackeray was born on 14-06-1968 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Politician, Illustrator, Cartoonist, Chairperson and Founder of MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena), an Indian political party. He is a cousin of Uddhav Thackeray (Maharashtra's 19th Chief Minister) & nephew of Bal Thackeray.

Other Name: Raj Shrikant Thackeray, Swararaj Shrikant Thackeray, Swaraj Shrikant Thackeray, Swaraj Thackeray
Other Professions: Illustrator Cartoonist Chairperson Founder

Raj Thackeray Complete Bio & Career

Raj Thackeray is the supremo and founder of regional political front MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena). His birth name is Swaraj. He started off as a cartoonist and painter and then finally made his foray into politics under the influence and guidance of his uncle Bala Saheb Thackery.
Raj Thackeray after some rift with his uncle in 2006 announced the formation of his own political party. He is best known for being in news for the agitation he lays on North Indians. He has severely opposed the immigrants from UP and Bihar to enter the shores of Maharashtra. He even opposed the participation of Australian players in IPL 3 after the Indians were attacked n Australia. He has even threatened the telecom companies to start customer care service in Marathi in Maharashtra.
After Karan Johar used the word Bombay in his film Wake Up Sid, he had to finally make peace with Raj Thackery to get his film released. He even made Jaya Bachchan apologize for her comment that We belong to UP and therefore we will speak in Hindi.
His whole politics revolves around Marathi Manoos but after some initial success, his party has declined immensely. In the 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections, he managed to win just 2 seats and in the recently concluded BMC elections to his party was unable to win a single seat in Mumbai.

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Raj Thackeray Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Kunda and Shrikant Thackery. He has a sister named Jaywanti Thackeray. He is married to Sharmila Wagh. Together the couple is blessed with a son named Amit Thackery and a daughter named Urvashi Thackery. Veteran politician Late Bal Thackeray was his paternal uncle.

Life's Important Dates Of Raj Thackeray

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Bal Mohan Vidya Mandir School, Mumbai
College Sir J.J Institute Of Applied Art, Mumbai
Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art, Mumbai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Bal Thackeray
Favorite Actor Salman Khan
Favorite Place Mahabaleshwar
Favorite Dress Kurta Paijama

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Raj Thackeray

  • He is a great orator but many times his statements are misinterpreted.
  • He has fought constantly to protect Marathi culture.
  • He fought against theatre owners for overcharging for popcorn and cold-drinks and finally the theatre owners agree to reduce the prices. He was highly appreciated for his move.
  • He criticized Narendra Modi's plan of starting Bullet tRains.

Raj Thackeray Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

55 years, 5months, 15 days old age Raj Thackeray will turn 56 on 14 June, 2024. Only 6 months, 15 days, 8 hours,29 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Raj Thackeray has celebrated the total number of 55 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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